Breast nonmalignant
Congenital anomalies
Nipple inversion of breast


Topic Completed: 1 February 2010

Revised: 9 August 2019

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Hind Warzecha, M.D.
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Cite this page: Warzecha H. Nipple inversion of breast. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastnippleinversion.html. Accessed August 25th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Nipple is pulled inward in its entirety
Epidemiology
Etiology
  • Congenital: usually caused by fibrous bands and hypoplastic ductal system tethering nipple in inverted position
  • Acquired: due to duct ectasia, periductal abcess or cancer; also associated with large, pendulous breasts
Clinical features
Clinical images

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Inverted nipple

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